Cody M. Poplin

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Cody Poplin is a student at Yale Law School. Prior to law school, Cody worked at the Brookings Institution and served as an editor of Lawfare. He graduated from the UNC-Chapel Hill in 2012 with degrees in Political Science & Peace, War, and Defense.

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Cyber & Technology

2nd Circuit Rules Against US Government in Microsoft Case

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today in the case Microsoft v. United States, finding that Stored Communications Act "does not authorize courts to issue and enforce against U.S.-based service providers warrants for the seizure of customer e-mail content that is stored exclusively on foreign servers."

Events

CIA Director John Brennan Speaks at Brookings

Today at 1:30 pm, CIA Director John Brennan will deliver remarks at the Brookings Institution on the CIA's strategy in the face of emerging challenges. General John R. Allen, Co-Director of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at Brookings, will provide introductory remarks, while Senior Fellow Bruce Riedel will moderate the discussion.

Guantanamo

HFAC Hearing with State and Defense Department Special Envoys for GTMO

Earlier today, State Department Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure Lee S. Wolosky and his Defense Department counterpart Paul M. Lewis testified before the the House Foreign Affairs Committee regarding the Obama administration's detainee release process.

Lee Wolosky - Statement for the Record